What is the Difference Between MySQL Generic Binaries and RPM Binaries for Linux?
(Doc ID 1369139.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 5.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
- Is it possible to use the generic MySQL binaries on Linux platforms where an operating system specific version exists?
- What will be the impact on production database in terms of support and performance, if the generic Linux based binary installation is used rather than the platform specific RPMs?
- What is Oracle recommending for selecting which MySQL binaries to use and what is "best practice"?
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